With an appreciation for modern design and a dedication to craftsmanship, Laura Jaklitsch fabricates each piece by hand in her Somerville, MA studio. Using her signature inlay technique, Laura experiments with material, color, and form to make jewelry that is fresh, contemporary, and bold. She lets the process direct the…

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All of my paintings have one thing in common – the perspective:  a straight-on close-up view, either looking straight down, or out.  The objects are singular, seen head on, from a one-point perspective.  There is no far off background, no foreground, no multiple perspectives, angles, or horizon lines – nothing…

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All the studios were a-buzz when we learned of a new artist and designer that moved into our friendly and quiet studio community here at Joy Street. I got a chance to meet-up with Sandhya a few weeks ago and she was the nicest fashion designer my eyes and ears got to…

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One of the first couple of people I had the pleasure of meeting when I first came to Joy Street was Matthew Jacobs. It was Emily Worden (whose studio I was taking over) who pretty much introduced him to me as, “This is, he’ll-find-a-way-to-get-it-done, Matt.” Most everyone knows Matt if they

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I seek to make elegant furniture featuring charming marquetry and time-honored craftsmanship. I design and build for clients to suit their practical needs and aesthetic tastes. I have been a woodworker for over 30 years and a furniture maker for over 20. My training was formal and in traditional design…

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